Courses & Units

Psychological Assessment and Intervention PSY324

Hobart, Launceston


This unit offers a systematic approach to understanding psychological symptoms and psychopathology. Theoretical models of psychopathology, as well as psychological assessment and evidence-based interventions will be explored. Consideration is given to a range of psychological assessment and intervention strategies and how these can be applied across a range of contexts. Particular emphasis is given to cognitive-behavioural and counselling interventions. Additionally, this unit is designed to provide students with foundational skills and knowledge relevant to pre-professional training. Students will develop practical skills and knowledge to a foundational level of competence in relation to psychological assessment, interview skills and professional psychological practice.


Unit name Psychological Assessment and Intervention
Unit code PSY324
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology

Dr Mandy Matthewson

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,445.00 090701

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Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hour lecture weekly

1 x 2-hour workshop fortnightly.


Written assignment (1,500 word, 40%),

Online quiz (10%);

Practice based assignment (15 min oral presentation and 500 words, 50%).

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